Management & Administration

Geoff McKeown - Chief Executive Officer

Geoff McKeown info
Phone 9885 1005
Fax 9885 1020
Email ceo@williams.wa.gov.au

Geoff joined the Shire of Williams in December 2015. He brings with him over 30 years of Local Government experience, including CEO for the Shire of Narrogin for 27 years.

Cara Ryan - Manager of Finance

Cara Ryan info
Phone 9885 1005
Fax 9885 1020
Email cara@williams.wa.gov.au

Cara joined the Shire of Williams in 2013. As Manager of Finance Cara is responsible for the financial operations of Council and supervision of other administration staff.

Tony Kett - Works Supervisor

Tony Kett info
Phone 0419 941 829
Fax 9885 1020
Email works@williams.wa.gov.au

Council appointed Tony Kett to the position of Works Supervisor as from 18th July 2007. Tony commenced employment with Council as Plant Operator in July 1999. During his 8 years, he acquired additional skills and experience which led to his promotion to Leading Hand in 2006. His appointment as Works Supervisor was a natural progression in his employment with Council.

Sharon Wilkie - Senior Administration Officer

Sharon Wilkie info
Phone  9885 1005
Fax  9885 1020
Email sharonwilkie@williams.wa.gov.au

Gordon Tester - Environmental Health Officer / Building Surveyor

Steve Friend
Phone 9885 1005
Fax 9885 1020
Email ehobs@wagin.wa.gov.au

Gordon services the Shires of Wagin, Williams and Wandering and can be found at the Williams Council Office on Wednesdays and alternate Mondays. Gordon’s main responsibilities are implementation of the Building Code of Australia, the Health Act and associated regulations. Further information on health and building matters can be found under the Council Services section of this website.

Heidi Cowcher - Economic Development Officer

Heidi Cowcher
Phone 9885 1005
Fax 9885 1020
Email heidicowcher@williams.wa.gov.au

Heidi's role is to assist the Shire and Community Groups in writting funding applications and managing projects.

Trevor Palframan - Refuse Site Attendant

Trevor Palframan
Phone 9885 1005
Fax 9885 1020
Email shire@williams.wa.gov.au

Trevor has been the Williams Refuse Site Attendant since the site was manned in February 2007. Trevor issues tip passes, accepts payments or vouchers for waste disposal and manages the recyclables. He is also in charge of the "Tip Shed" where useable items can be deposited free of charge, to be sold on to residents in exchange for a donation to a local charity organisation. Best of all Trevor maintains the Williams Refuse Site in "tip"-top condition!